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Overall rating
85.35/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Bottle code
L 01 04 16
Added on
13 May 2017 9:09 am by vb_bembel
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Average value

€ 73,59

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 21-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.35 points

  1. praisethepasta scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    A 21 yo going on 17 yo. Good balance but lacks complexity and outspoken character. Would benefit from a higher ABV
    • Nose
      86 86
      typical sherried nose: red fruits (raspberries, cherries), some candy and licorice, a not too outspoken wood note, herbal elements (sage and thyme, some clove and nutmeg), also some sulfury and musty notes. Adding water drowns things, unfortunately.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Less diverse than the nose. Dense, with red fruits and dried nuts leading the way with a slightly, not unpleasant wood bitterness. adding water livens things up, but also makes things a bit sharp
    • Finish
      82 82
      rather short, dry and woody. longer after addnig some water with nutoil joining in, making it a slightly sticky.

  2. King_of_Grill scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      70 70

  3. King_of_Grill scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    I do not like it so much because of the departure
    • Nose
      Mild, slightly austere, very pleasant. Sherry, citrus, apples, pears, honey
    • Taste
      Intensely spicy
    • Finish
      Medium to long finish, lots of old wood, light peat smoke

  4. Usl1978 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Reakwoon scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

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